Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy
Karnataka Veterinary Animal & Fisheries Sciences
Prof (Dr.) H.Shivananda Murthy is presently serving as Registrar. earlier he has served as Director of Extension for three years service at the University Head Quarter Bidar.
Dr H. Shivananda Murthy is a sitting Member of the Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore, with a term of three years by the Government of Karnataka.
Prof Murthy is the recipient of the National ‘Jawaharalal Nehru Award’ of the Government of India, New Delhi; ‘Sir C V Raman Award’ of the Government of Karnataka; ‘Nagamma Dattatreya Rao Desai Best Research Award’ of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore; Overseas Fellowship Award of Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi; Fellowship Awards of Overseas Development Administration (ODA), UK; International Foundation for Science, Sweden; and other awards/recognitions.
He had Post Doctoral foreign research assignments in advanced Universities namely, University of Stirling, Scotland, U.K; Texas A & M University, USA and University of Santiago, Spain and exposure short term visits to Denmark, Singapore, Norway, Netherlands, Malaysia, Thailand, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and other countries in connection with updation of educational technologies and research & development methodologies, including Chairing of Technical Sessions and presentation of lead papers in international conferences.
He also served as Member of the ‘National Committee’ of the Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi for advice in ‘Fisheries & Aquaculture’ for formulation of the 12th Five Year Plan and as Member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Bangalore, for 5 years.
Prof Shivananda Murthy has guided 36 Research Scholars for Ph.D. and Masters degree as Research Guide.
He as Principal Investigator operated 16 major externally funded Research Projects funded by International and National funding agencies and brought sufficient research grants to the University.
He has Published more than 200 publications, out of which 135 research papers in national and international journals, 12 books and other publications.
Prof Shivananda Murthy is the recipient of Six University Meritorious Awards and Certificates from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore and KVAFSU, Bidar, for getting and operating major externally funded research projects as Principal Investigator.
As Director of Extension he has established Centers of Excellence in Extension Education, namely, five Extension Education Centers (similar to KVKs) in different campuses of the University (at Bangalore, Bidar, Mangalore, Shimoga & Hassan); two Electronic Resources Centers at Bidar and Bangalore Campuses; oneo KVK at Dakshina Kannada district; developed and launched University upgraded websites. Organized various extension education programmes including, for the first time in the University a mega ‘Matsya & Januvar melas (kisan melas)’ at Bidar and Bangalore campuses and national & international workshops.
He also served as Member of various national committees including Expert Member of Selection Committees of Agriculture Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi, and various other Universities and organizations; as Member of Academic Councils/Extension Education Councils of various Universities and Committees of the ICAR, Zonal Project Directorate and other organisations